Sunday, May 31, 2009

fine tuning

some more fine tuning- due tomorrow

Saturday, May 30, 2009


more colour progress- almost there, but still more tweaking to do. and polish

colour wip

wip but getting there.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

contest line art

line work almost ready for colour

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

started clean up

started to clean up some of the lines- hope to start tonal work tomorrow night,

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

contest rough

this is where i am going with the next contest- its due in a few days so I cant afford the time to thumbnail anymore different directions, so here we go.  wish me luck

Monday, May 25, 2009


more quick doodles

nex contest

a pet / standard bearer for the previous war general contest.  tried some rough dog ideas first, but gonna try some other animals next.  

thumbnail gestures

here's some more thumbnail gestures, various poses and characters

Saturday, May 23, 2009

quick thumbs

real quick character poses.  do these to loosen up while I am working on other pieces.

black and white design

did this a few years ago i think, for a t shirt company.

Monday, May 18, 2009


rough design sheet


ortho sheet


final illo


text image with backstory



fine tuning

almost there- main image was too bright and getting lost in the bg

Sunday, May 17, 2009

with layout and auto levels adjustment

wanted to do a comparison before and after with the auto lvls....

final pose painting

heres the final painting with some much needed polish.  need to check the levels on a few other monitors, but Im hoping its close to finish.

ortho page notes and layout added

almost there.

text image as required for contest

computer speak at top, translation at bottom

Saturday, May 16, 2009

ortho wip

almost there, just needs some notes and final tweaks.

revision on image layout

got some really sound advice from a forum member- Ksan- made his recommended adjustments and I think it looks waaaaay better.

rough sketch page

hope to have some time to refine before I submit 

page layout first pass

heres a first pass at a page layout for all my contest submissions...

arm detail

some arm details for my ortho sheet.  deadline is quickly approaching!

Friday, May 15, 2009

back view line art

some tonal work for this coming soon.

side view work on progress

working on the back view now, should be posting tonight- the to the tonal work

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

front view ortho line art

front view, side view tomorrow, back view friday- wish me luck!

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

another variant

looked at it with a fresh eye and it was looking a bit like a xmas tree, so I changed the hand lights back to gold/yellow. makes things a bit more harmonious and works better with my backstory.

Monday, May 11, 2009

toned down

toned down light colours.

colour samples

here some base colours- gotta decide and make final adjustments

Saturday, May 9, 2009


adjusted the lighting and added some enemies for scale.

face sketches

gotta get better at drawing faces.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

more tonal adjustments

tweaked the lighting and overall brightness contrast

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

rough girl sketches

really quick stuff. gotta work on drawing faces.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

more details

almost ready for colour. gotta add some enemies for scale.

Monday, May 4, 2009

more progress on render

getting there slowly but surely, still gotta add some detail and polish

scribbles 3

more o the same

scribbles 2

more super quick stuff

character scribbles

only a few seconds each- could inspire drawings later.

quick dudes

some quick pencil sketches


quick critter sketch

armored dude with staff

quick sketch.

env thumbs

this is how my environments start- super rough. blog catch up time.

Friday, May 1, 2009

tonal wip

here's some tonal work in progress, still got alot of details to add, but getting there.